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Update Chrome: Update Chrome Components & Plugin Extensions

Google Chrome is one of the widely used web browser across the globe. It is an extremely fast web browser with an easy user interface. It loads and displays pages very quickly. 

The Chrome Store is loaded with Adds-On that allow users to do everything; from increasing communication abilities between your browser and your phone, to translate the information and store it offline, it is indeed the safest browser out there. It cannot be hacked and can be modified and personalized as per individual needs.  Also, Google Chrome offers many security advantages of its own, this means that not only it protects you from downloading malware, but also its Incognito private browsing mode prevents the websites from using the tracking cookies and otherwise recording your browsing history.

How to update Google Chrome

 update Google Chrome

Chrome updates happen automatically to ensure all the users are protected by the latest security updates. Update Chrome happens when a new version of the browser is available on your device.  Now, usually updates happen in the background when you close and reopen your computer’s browser. But if you haven’t closed your browser in a while, you might see a pending update:

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  • Open Google Chrome on your computer
  • At the top right, look at ‘More’ 
  • In case there is a pending update, the icon will showcase the following colours
  • Green: An update was released less than 2 days ago.
  • Orange: An update was released about 4 days ago.
  • Red: An update was released at least a week ago.

To update Chrome components:

  • On your computer, open Chrome.
  • At the top right, click ‘More’.
  • Click Update Google Chrome.
  • Remember, if you are unable to locate this button, this means that you are already using the latest version.
  • Click ‘Relaunch’.

The browser automatically saves the opened tabs and windows and reopens them automatically when it restarts

 Read: Chrome Launches Tool To Help Developers Make Friendlier Websites For Colour Blind

How To Update Plugins in Chrome

How To Update Plugins in Chrome

If you are wondering how to update plugins in Chrome, then you can follow these simple steps and manually update plugins in Chrome.

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  • Open Google Chrome on your computer.
  • In the address bar, type chrome://extensions. You can also go to the three horizontal lines.on the top-right > Settings.
  • Now click Extensions on the left sidebar.
  • At the top of the extensions page, you’ll see Developer mode. This is next to the big Extensions text right at the top.
  • Click Update extensions now under Developer mode.

Voila! You have now successfully updated all Google Chrome extensions to the latest version.

 Also Read: How to Clear History in Chrome: Get The Latest Searches Upfront

Stay tuned to this space for more such handy tricks and tips. Write to us if you need further assistance with updating Google Chrome extensions. Sign in for our newsletter and get daily updates delivered to your mailbox.

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Sakshi Sood
Sakshi Sood
Sood is the social media guru we depend on for all crisis situations. How to get the right message, when to get it, she knows it all! The quietest of ‘em all, she love to travel with hubby dear

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